Why spend $132,709 for this car? One reason: Mercedes-Benz provides service and parts to keep it running
Mercedes-Benz managed, starting in May 1955, to produce a sports car that cost less than half the price of the very desirable — but hardly accessible — 300SL. The 190SL was a strong and sturdy car, and it was for a clientele more interested in a stylish machine than one of performance.
It was very well built, as has always been with Read More
In 1956, Mrs. Caroline Foulke enjoyed a tri-city life with homes in Paris, New York, and Palm Beach, Florida, and that year, she walked into the New York City Mercedes-Benz dealership with a most unusual request-a new station wagon. While this is a commonplace order today, no such car was available in the Mercedes-Benz lineup in the 1950s. This was far from a standard model; however, Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the 1950s were eager to please. After some clever research, a Read More
It takes a while for enthusiasts to realize these cars are about craftsmanship and balance, rather than style
Mercedes continued its tradition of quality in the mid-1950s with the 220S and 300 model range. The 220S was offered in saloon, coupe, and convertible form.
The 220S Convertible (W128) was produced in limited numbers from 1956 to 1959. It was the last of the “Ponton” series, which had begun in 1953 Read More
There comes a time when a desirable old car just jumps in value. That time may be now for the 3.5SE
The 111-series of Mercedes-Benz automobiles of the 1960s and early 1970s is much appreciated by collectors who also enjoy driving their cars. There is a solidness to the ride and handling that helped Mercedes seize a profitable share of the world market.
When introduced, these cars were powered by the company’s Read More